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Isotopica returns for another critical and cultured season of gently curated sonic detours every Tuesday between 3-4 pm on london dials 104.4fm and www.resonancefm.com streaming. Episode one on the 16th September, investigate an abandoned Southern Italian mountain village and investigates the possibility of a new artistic colony twinned with West London. Featuring well tempered re-arrangements of sine, triangle, square and associate harmonic waves encapsulated into discreet…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIn this episode we start out with a clip from Miloš Forman‘s Taking Off, then segue into further re broadcasts of Jahed and Rita Saftawi’s inspiring, horrific yet compelling live feeds from Gaza. We Talk with Icelandic MP and activist Birgitta Jónsdóttir of the Pirate Party and quietly bare witness to an…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | Morewhere to begin with so much coverage, so many horrific images available, and so little effective action.. gaza under attack, a contemporary holocaust, an ethnic cleasing, history… Live stream originally provided by Jehad Saftawi, a photojounalist living with his wife Laura in gaza. Recorded over the weekend of 19th-21st july 2014 Jehad’s…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAre you a humanist? find out here i simply ask as this episode is a humanist episode. there is no god, this is it, our life, short, sweet and very very finite. we are indeed star dust, so lets be nice, do the best we can and get on with it. oui?

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTuesday’s Isotopica features the delightful and loquacious Jean Wainwright (of audio arts fame), talking about all things nautical, from the missing, pretend ‘round the world captain Donald Crowhurst to her family on the Titanic. All of this focused on her epic series of exhibitions Ship to Shore in southampton.

Isotopica will be broadcasting (a)live every tuesday afternoon between From 20 may To 20 June for a fabulous re-sounding of the UK’s largest ever audio loudspeaker. From 20 May 2014, a full-size reconstruction of the gigantic ‘Denman horn’ will be the centerpiece of an innovative new art installation by Aleksander Kolkowski in our Virgin Media Studio, exploring and celebrating the artifact and its history through newly…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIn Conversation with Gerard Melanga and Dr Jean wainwright Gerard Joseph Malanga (born March 20, 1943) is an American poet, photographer, filmmaker, curator and archivist. Andy Warhol and The Factory Gerard Malanga worked closely with Warhol during that artist’s most creative period, from 1963 to 1970.[2] A February 17, 1992 article in…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWhat do you get when you place a 5.5 ft rabbit (marina sossi) in a 54 year old light aircraft with a famous photographer turned academic (spencer rowell), a maverick artist and broadcaster (simon tyszko), fly it up to 48, 000 inches, then turn off (idle) the engine and attempt to glide…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLancaster Court tenants and residents association (TRA) were invited for a lovely day out by our new best friends Fulham Palace Gardens , the delicious and reinvigorated slice of green that used to house the London Bishops. It’s an amazing space with historic house, ancient gardens, revitalized greenhouses and some of the…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreCan you hear that deafening sound echoing through London? It’s the sound of the goodness and the joy being sucked out of our lives and our social fabric by the Neo-Liberal free market. Therefor this week, isotopica gets to meet some art house cinema workers (curzon) who describe their personal war of…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreCommunist Party Manifesto in Morse Code I believe we have finally satisfied a glaring gap in the great free market, a fully listenable, full rendering of the Communist Party Manifesto in Morse Code, please share this, and then sit back, listen , and see the world catch fire………

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Isotopica studio during our seance, channeling the magnificent Delia Derbyshire who helps us to understand THERE IS NO GOD, phew! Recording today’s episode required more than the usual studio set up Delia Derbyshire could spot the individual instruments in the grooves of a vinyl recording. Perhaps she had gifts from heaven. Delia…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION The first ever live and utterly made up on the spot ISOTOPICA featuring Marina Sossi Mystic Yogi, fundraising, faith healing, and setting this troubled world to rights with Simon Tyszko for this resonance 104.4fm fundraisng week tyszko and sossi will perhaps (or perhaps…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreFree of One’s Melancholy Self Often prescribed to nervous housewives, a quaalude was something between a sleeping pill and a sedative. First synthesized in the late fifties, by 1965 ’ludes were being manufactured by William H. Rorer Inc., a Pennsylvania pharmaceutical company. The name “quaalude” is both a play on “Maalox,” another…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis week the third marlboro man dies of smoking related disease, therefore we listen to unrelated euphonics and a malboro advert Poly Styrene joins us for a very youthful chat

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to Foul Britannia a country of happy turkeys working hard for a happy Christmas Things couldn’t be better for the Happy couple above, their class has stolen trillion of pounds of public money, while the public from whose pockets it has come, turn on each other in small minded nationalism. It’s…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTHe first in the all new 2014 season of isotopica begins with a delicious sample of Richard Burton as Leon Trotsky, the relevance of which, hopefully never quite becomes clear. This was taken from a sadly badly made 1972 film by Joseph Losey titled, The Assassination Of Trotsky   As ever more…

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Podcast (extra): DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Elegant Art of Falling Apart Suicide (the band) UnFunFair Part too at Beaconsfield gallery   FIRST Special guest Jessica Jones tells us about the transformation of her Cancer diagnosis and relationship breakup, into a blog, a book, and now world wide publication NEXT I play various tracks by suicide, the band whom i was lucky enough to…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreATOMS A Sonic Journey With Terrence Mckenna (Just what did i do to his already unusual voice?) set to a delightful raga By Shiv Kumar Sharma entitled Charukeshi make of it what you will (as ever) below are details of the Breaking Convention A Multidisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. london july 12-14th

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIsotopica at 3pm – Dance For Radio June 25th, 2013 · Isotopica at 3pm is a series of cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. Today: Dance For Radio. Isotopica considers the body in the context of contemporary dance and performance. From DV8 through Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Stuart Brisley and then…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTodays detour starts at the setting up of the unfunfair at beaconsfield gallery in lambeth, an intervention in the large arch space, a test bed, and a quick show of this years studio works Franz Anton Mesmer (May 23, 1734 – March 5, 1815) sometimes incorrectly referred to as Friedrich Anton Mesmer,…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More Podcast (extra): DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS episodes above are 1 the visit to phlight 2 the trip to leeds CHANCE: A THROW OF THE DICE Leeds MA Art and Design have worked with the artist and broadcaster Simon Tyszko. His practice is an example of how spoken…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWhat a treat for me……. Isotopica at 3pm – Stuart Brisley, Godfather of British Performance Art May 7th, 2013 Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko in Isotopica at 3pm. Today: the eternal and subversive Godfather of British Performance Art, Stuart Brisley. Picking from over five decades of works and actions at…

  ‘We wanted to provide an alternative to the universal formula of mainstream broadcasting,’ says Ed Baxter, one of Resonance’s founders, ‘a laboratory for wild experimentation that’s available to the widest possible range of practitioners, no matter who they are. Our policy is hospitality, inviting differing perspectives that really reflect the complexity of London as the crossroads of ideology, opinion and society.’ If that sounds a…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAt 3pm in Istopica, artist Simon Tyszko considers madness, using interviews, field recordings and sonic collage in a programme which promises to be very dark. Note: some listeners may find the graphic descriptions of the hazards of drug usage disturbing. Indeed! Considering my own dalliance with curious mental health (addiction, depression, the vapours),…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | Morethe foulest legacy Born: October 13, 1925, Grantham Died: April 8, 2013, London t he solution After neoliberalism: analysing the present Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey and Michael Rustin The founding editors of Soundings set out the framing analysis for our online manifesto. W ith the banking crisis and the credit crunch of…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis weeks Isotopica features a wide ranging and difficult to edit (so much wonderful material) discussion with kinetic/science art/multidisciplinary artist Liliane Lijn. American born, of Russian diaspora parentage Lijn, studied archaeology at the Sorbonne and Art History at the Ecole du Louvre, in Paris. At the same time Lijn began to draw and paint, (although she didn’t attend…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreOnce again again the nineteen sixties radiates out from way back when, to mysteriously move things around in my present day. speaking with heather jansch for the first time since 1966 when she was the number one girlfiend in the hazy psychodrama that was the short and glamorous life of my brother…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA Fine treat with friend and comrade in (artistic) arms Mr Bob Kingdom. Bob is the one man show, he conceives, he researches, he writes, he presents and performs, holding the stage in an intense and intimate audience with his chosen study. In todays episode we wander around his thoughts and meander…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA private view, some public thoughts, in joe strummer underpass ‘it’s so right’ or did he say bright? i was there, i worked as a roady with the clash, small fry, i sold drugs to topper, i once overdosed on white thai heroin in his flat, grinned when i eventually came to,…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRelationships, causality, isotopes, Psychoanalysis playlist in incorrect order i) Alap ii) Jorh iii) Jhalla im in love with a german film star the passions Architecture of Loss Valgeir Sigurdsson Angels And Demons At Play Sun Ra Another Time, Another Place Arthur Prysock C6::counterpoint Ryoji Ikeda A Demain My Darling Marie Laforet on…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAn early morning stroll thought the markets of Paris with antiquarian Book dealer, Rock star, and all round Fine Egg Martin Stone and friends. Martin buys an Elizabethan Manuscript and Adam buys some 1970’s French Men’s magazines, which although there are no winners in any pornography, feels slightly less offensive through the patina…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIn this the Fund Raising Edition of Isotopica, we feature some delicious Soviet Era advertising from the creative association “Reklamfilm Estonian / Eesti reklaamfilm”. Along With an extended loop of BBC RadioPhonic Workshop Pioneer Delhia Derbyshire

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Dead Dead Month of Feburary. i should be on a beach, yet i am busy with WHAT? Being filmed by BBC directors training program then off to paris in search of the fabled martin stone, so this episode has some discreet recordings from the days filming, some excellent progressive rock, a…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe dead months of the new year can just disappear under grey skies or can be a magical time for travel or sleep. Either way this episode of isotopica takes elements of both to weave a seasonal sonic detour. playlist theme tune and excerpts from Viva la Muerte (Long Live Death)-1971-Fernando Arrabal…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLost in the archives, as was much of the Seventies, Eighties and through an inverse process (therapy) the Nineties, today’s episode is a simple conceit, as are these Images, especially made for radio during the recording of the show Images Made For radio we end up today with a tribute to Ravi…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDon’t spend all your art’s council money on a new apple computer, when you can simply build your own far more powerful hackintosh! Using the collective power of the hive mind and communal hacking it’s as simple as asking the right questions and falling off the correct logs. sites like tonymac provide…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIsotopica will be broadcasting a suitably ironic and depressing* Christmas edition to reflect Tyszko’s appalling and tragic year, which managed  to combine the loss of a 25 year loving yet enmeshed and codependent relationship to a pair of test tube twins (not mine), a car crash of a studio including the loss…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More Todays Isotopica is a meditation on ritual, performance and obsession. The fetish of addiction, and the perfect commodity of heroin, are obliquely and amusingly explored in this series of takes and retakes from a recording session for a performance on the bathtub manufacture of heroin from raw opium. remixed over a…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More* Buñuel, The Virgin Mary and some Gin is an extended minimalist existential mediation on the nature of class, revolution and the perfect martini with master filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s magnificent musings the perfect recipe for this classic cocktail compared to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. *this episode contains a punchline playlist Ananda Lahari …